Two new confirmed cases and four under study of monkeypox in the Canary Islands since yesterday


In total, and since the beginning of the alert, the Canary Islands have registered 62 positives and seven are under study, of which four cases are probable and three are suspected.

CANARY ISLANDS7 The Gran Canarian palms

Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands communicates
two new cases Y
four in studio for possible diagnosis of
monkey pox since yesterday. Therefore, since the beginning of the declaration of the health alert there have been 62 confirmed cases, of which 41 were detected in Gran Canaria and 21 in Tenerife.

All cases are having
mild symptomatology and remain in home isolation receiving follow-up by Primary Care.

Thus, the confirmed and notified cases in the Canary Islands since the beginning of the alert and until today are as follows:

62 confirmed cases41 in Gran Canaria and 21 in Tenerife.

Four probable casespending confirmation, two notified in Gran Canaria and two in Tenerife.

three suspected casespending confirmation, two registered in Tenerife and one in Gran Canaria.

The protocol of the Ministry of Health classifies cases between probable and suspected depending on whether the patient meets clinical criteria and epidemiological criteria (probable cases) or if it only presents clinical criteria and in such case it is considered a suspected case.

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